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Below is a link to a brief video presentation developed to provide introductory information to veterinarians on how to render medical assistance to wildlife before transfer to a licensed wildlife rehabilitator. This video is not a substitute for training and education in wildlife medicine; rather, it is designed to be an introduction to the topic that will motivate veterinarians to learn more and partner with wildlife rehabilitators.  It emphasizes the importance of the partnership between wildlife rehabilitators and veterinarians, and discusses the role each profession plays in the treatment of wildlife patients. It also discusses the legal aspects of providing such care. There...

https://ucdavis.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3DloB1w87AKC9sp   Using Video Telemedicine to Provide Cat Health and Behavior Care Introduction and Purpose You are invited to join a research survey conducted by Dr. Carly Moody (Assistant Professor, Dept of Animal Science, UC Davis) and Liam Newquist (senior undergraduate student, UC Davis). The purpose of this study is to investigate the attitudes of currently practicing US veterinarians (DVM), behaviorists (CAAB, ACAAB, Other), board-certified veterinary behaviorists (DVM DACVB), and residency-trained clinical veterinarian behaviorists (DVM) about using video telemedicine for providing cat health and behavior care. Video telemedicine is a method of remotely delivering information or...

WSU College of Veterinary Medicine Fall Veterinary CE Event will be October 30, 2021 from 9:00am to Noon (3 CE Hours).  Now on a non-football weekend to make parking easier!  This will be a hybrid CE event – join us in person on campus or online via zoom.  We will have a Large Animal Track and a Small Animal Track. Presentations will be light and fun, and case based!  Veterinarians and Technicians are welcome to join. To view the Agenda visit: http://cvme.vetmed.wsu.edu/cvme-index/fall-conference/agenda Registration 1) Registration for Veterinarian - $25.00  2) Registration for Veterinary Technician - $15.00  Registration Cut off is October 29, 2021! ~No registration refunds Questions If you have...

We are delighted to invite you to a Q&A session with the international Euthanasia expert, Dr. Kathy Cooney, and is Founder and Director of Education for the Companion Animal Euthanasia Training Academy (CAETA)! She has trained thousands of veterinarians and RVTs across North America! When: April 22nd Mountain Daylight Time: 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time: 12:00 PM GMT (UTC): 4:00 PM (16:00) Open to all veterinary team members! Our mission is more than providing a professional pet body bag, we are a team of veterinarians and RVTs also dedicated to improving the euthanasia experience for pet owners and animal health professionals....

About Variants of the Virus that Causes COVID-19 The emergence of variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, reminds us that we all need to redouble our efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It is more important than ever that we all wear well-fitting masks, stay at least 6 feet apart from people who don’t live with us, avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces, and wash our hands often. These practices and the continued effort to vaccinate more people can help end this pandemic.   Some of these variants seem to spread more...

Idaho is in the process of adopting EPA’s new rule Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals and Amendment to the P075 listing for Nicotine. This rule will impact how hazardous waste pharmaceuticals are managed in Idaho. The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality is hosting a webinar on the new rule March 10, from 9:00-11:00 am MST. We will focus on how this rule impacts hazardous waste pharmaceutical management at healthcare facilities, including but not limited to hospitals and clinics, optical or dental providers, long-term care facilities, pharmacies, chiropractors, and veterinarians. Those interested in...

IDAHO DIVISION OF OCCUPATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL LICENSES (IDOPL) EMERGENCY PROCLAMATION: JANUARY 29, 2021 IDOPL GUIDANCE DOCUMENT - https://elitepublic.bovm.idaho.gov/IBVMPORTAL/IBVM/OTHER/Emergency%20Proclamation%20-%20COVID19%20Vaccine%20Administration.pdf   COVID-19 VACCINE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY - https://www.volunteeridaho.com/...

View in web browser | Unsubscribe COVID-19 Update February 4, 2021 COVID-19 vaccinations are top of mind across the country. As an AVMA member, we want to make sure you know the latest vaccine developments, where to get questions answered, and how you can access tools to help you and your team participate in the vaccine rollout. When can veterinarians get vaccinated? The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued more detailed recommendations for vaccine distribution last week that are an important "win" for veterinary professionals. They recommend that anyone providing "veterinary services" be prioritized in Phase...

Scott Leibsle promoted to Idaho’s top state veterinarian position Tribune Jan 29, 2021 Scott Leibsle, who has worked as the Idaho deputy state veterinarian since 2011, has been named to the lead spot following the retirement of Bill Barton. Celia Gould, director of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture, announced the appointment Wednesday. Leibsle received his veterinary degree from the University of Wisconsin in 2003. He worked in Idaho for the first time in 2005 when he practiced for two years at Sawtooth Equine Service in Bellevue.  He then returned to Wisconsin to practice...

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